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Pang vs. Twinge

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Pangnoun

Often in plural: a paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; a feeling of sudden and transitory agony; a throe.

Twingeverb

(transitive) To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.

Pangnoun

Often in plural: a sudden sharp feeling of an emotional or mental nature, as of joy or sorrow.

Twingeverb

(transitive) To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.

Pangverb

(transitive) To cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment, to torture.

Twingeverb

(intransitive) To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain.

‘My side twinges.’;

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Pangnoun

A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.

Twingenoun

A pinch; a tweak; a twitch.

Pangverb

To torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment.

Twingenoun

A sudden sharp pain.

‘I got a twinge in my arm.’;

Pangnoun

a sudden sharp feeling;

‘pangs of regret’; ‘she felt a stab of excitement’; ‘twinges of conscience’;

Twingeverb

To pull with a twitch; to pinch; to tweak.

‘When a man is past his sense,There's no way to reduce him thence,But twinging him by the ears or nose,Or laying on of heavy blows.’;

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Pangnoun

a mental pain or distress;

‘a pang of conscience’;

Twingeverb

To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.

‘The gnat . . . twinged him [the lion] till he made him tearhimself, and so mastered him.’;

Pangnoun

a sharp spasm of pain

Twingeverb

To have a sudden, sharp, local pain, like a twitch; to suffer a keen, darting, or shooting pain; as, the side twinges.

Twingenoun

A pinch; a tweak; a twitch.

‘A master that gives you . . . twinges by the ears.’;

Twingenoun

A sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side.

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Twingenoun

a sudden sharp feeling;

‘pangs of regret’; ‘she felt a stab of excitement’; ‘twinges of conscience’;

Twingenoun

a sharp stab of pain

Twingeverb

cause a stinging pain;

‘The needle pricked his skin’;

Twingeverb

feel a sudden sharp, local pain

Twingeverb

squeeze tightly between the fingers;

‘He pinched her behind’; ‘She squeezed the bottle’;

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